Member of the Federation Council Vladimir Dzhabarov condemned the US Embassy’s call for its citizens not to travel to Russia, and citizens living there to urgently leave the country.
This is stated in a statement by Dzhabarov, who holds the position of First Vice President of the International Committee of the Federation Council, to the Russian Novosti agency today, on Monday, where he continued that the statements of the US Embassy are a provocation. and gross interference in the affairs of Russia.
The US Embassy issued a message to its citizens warning them not to travel to Russia and urging residents with US citizenship to immediately leave its territory, and the statement said that this is due to the “unpredictable consequences of the conflict in Ukraine and the possibility of arbitrary arrest or harassment by law enforcement organs. “Russian legislation”, as well as the statement contains a warning about the possibility of “arrest without legal grounds.”
The statement also said that Russia could “deny recognition of US citizenship to dual citizens, deny them access to the US consulate for assistance, subject them to mobilization, or prevent them from leaving Russia.”
Zhaparov said: “This is a provocation, a gross interference in the affairs of our country and an attempt to increase the degree of public tension.”
The US Embassy issued a similar warning in February last year after the start of a special operation in Ukraine and has not changed the recommendation since then, and then in September a recommendation was made not to enter or leave Russia. after the start of partial mobilization in Russia.
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